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Orange County Farmers Museum

Orange County Farmers Museum

The Orange County Farmers Museum offers an extensive collection of farming implements and tools, hands on demonstrations and free events.


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Filed in: Contains Video, History, Kids, Kids Programs, Montgomery NY, Museums, Orange County NY, Sojourner's Picks
Neversink Valley Area Museum

Neversink Valley Area Museum

The Neversink Valley Area Museum is a private, non-profit organization, the Museum occupies historic canal-era buildings in the D&H Canal Park right on the Neversink River. In addition to exhibitions, the museum provides various educational activities for children and adults throughout the year. The mission of the Neversink Valley Area Museum is to preserve and […]


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Filed in: Cuddebackville NY, History, Museums, Orange County NY
Edward Hopper House Art Center

Edward Hopper House Art Center

Edward Hopper House in Nyack, New York is the birthplace of the renowned American artist Edward Hopper (1882-1967).


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Filed in: Creative & Performing Arts, History, Museums, Nyack NY, Rockland County NY
Friends of Lindenwald

Friends of Lindenwald

The Friends of Lindenwald are a not-for-profit organization advancing the preservation of Lindenwald and the artifacts associated with President Van Buren.


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Filed in: Columbia County NY, Community, History, Kinderhook NY, Museums
Fishkill Historical Society & Van Wyck Homestead Museum

Fishkill Historical Society & Van Wyck Homestead Museum

The purpose of the Fishkill Historical Society shall be to gather and preserve information, objects, and resources relating to the history of Fishkill, NY.


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Filed in: Community, Dutchess County NY, Fishkill NY, History, Museums
Catskill Fly Fishing Center and Museum

Catskill Fly Fishing Center and Museum

Catskill Fly Fishing Center and Museum operates a historical and contemporary museum, education center, and gathering place for the fly fishing community.


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Filed in: History, Livingston Manor NY, Museums, Recreation and Sports, Sullivan County NY
Tilly Foster Farm Museum

Tilly Foster Farm Museum

Tilly Foster Farm Museum is a preservation, farming and educational endeavor of the Society for the Preservation of Putnam County Antiquities and Greenways.


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Filed in: Brewster NY, Community, Contains Video, Country Delights, Education, Education Resources, Farms and Orchards, History, Kids, Kids Programs, Museums, Other Farms, Putnam County NY
Empire State Railway Museum

Empire State Railway Museum

Located in the Catskill Mountains of New York State, Empire State Railway Museum brings alive the history of the railroads, their people and towns.


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Filed in: Community, Contains Video, History, Museums, Phoenicia NY, Ulster County NY
Wilderstein Historic Site & Wedding Venue

Wilderstein Historic Site & Wedding Venue

Wilderstein is a historical Queen Ann Victorian home on 40 landscaped acres. The historical site includes landscaped grounds, trails, and river views.


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Filed in: Dutchess County NY, Historic Wedding Venues, History, Rhinebeck NY, Wedding & Reception Venues, Weddings and Events
The Peekskill Museum

The Peekskill Museum

Local history that focuses on people, events and objects of past times in Peekskill and Cortlandt are highlighted at Peekskill Museum.


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Filed in: History, Museums, Peekskill NY, Westchester County NY
Delaware & Hudson Canal Museum

Delaware & Hudson Canal Museum

The D&H Canal Historical Society was established in 1966 to preserve, protect and perpetuate the unique history of the Delaware & Hudson Canal, particularly in Ulster County.


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Filed in: Community, High Falls NY, History, Museums, Ulster County NY
Hanford Mills Museum

Hanford Mills Museum

Hanford Mills Museum maintains a remarkable collection of over 50,000 objects housed in twelve of the sixteen buildings that comprise the site.


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Filed in: Delaware County NY, East Meredith NY, History, Kids, Kids Programs, Museums
Somers Historical Society

Somers Historical Society

Historical preservation and cultural and educational programs.


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Filed in: History, Museums, Somers NY, Westchester County NY
F.W. Vanderbilt Garden Association

F.W. Vanderbilt Garden Association

The Frederick W. Vanderbilt Garden Association, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to rehabilitate and maintain the formal gardens at the Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site, in Hyde Park, NY. The Frederick W. Vanderbilt Garden Association, Inc. began in 1984 as a small group of gardeners who wanted to bring some life back to a […]


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Filed in: Community, Dutchess County NY, Gardening & Landscaping, History, Hyde Park NY
Winnakee Land Trust

Winnakee Land Trust

Winnakee Land Trust protects and preserves the agricultural, recreational, architectural, cultural, scenic, historical, and open space of northern Dutchess County.


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Filed in: Community, Dutchess County NY, History, Rhinebeck NY
Historic Huguenot Street

Historic Huguenot Street

Historic Huguenot Street is a National Historic Landmark District and is incorporated as the Huguenot Historical Society.


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Filed in: Contains Video, Historic Wedding Venues, History, Museums, New Paltz NY, Ulster County NY, Wedding & Reception Venues, Weddings and Events
Hudson-Athens Lighthouse Preservation Society

Hudson-Athens Lighthouse Preservation Society

On the Hudson River between Athens and Hudson, the Hudson-Athens Lighthouse was built in 1874 to guide ships on the Hudson River.


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Filed in: Athens NY, Greene County NY, History
Zadock Pratt Museum

Zadock Pratt Museum

The museum is dedicated to preserving the history of Prattsville and the surrounding Catskill Mountain areas.


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Filed in: Community, Greene County NY, History, Museums, Prattsville NY
Maple Grove Restoration

Maple Grove Restoration

Located in a residential area of Poughkeepsie, New York, Maple Grove is part of a collection of farm estates which once lined South Road (Route 9).


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Filed in: Community, Dutchess County NY, History, Poughkeepsie NY
Friends of Historic Kingston

Friends of Historic Kingston

The Friends of Historic Kingston (FHK) aims to ensure that our vital Colonial legacy and the succeeding chapters in the city’s history endure.


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Filed in: History, Kingston NY, Museums, Ulster County NY
Deposit Historical Society and Museum

Deposit Historical Society and Museum

Deposit Historical Society maintains a museum with exhibits of area artifacts and period pieces.


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Filed in: Delaware County NY, Deposit NY, History, Museums
Mountain Top Historical Society of  Greene County NY

Mountain Top Historical Society of Greene County NY

The Mountain Top Historical Society is dedicated to discovering and preserving the unique and rich history of the Catskill High Peaks.


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Filed in: Greene County NY, Haines Falls NY, History
Albany Institute of History & Art

Albany Institute of History & Art

Founded in 1791, the Albany Institute of History & Art is one of the oldest museums in the United States. It also is the major repository for the region’s heritage, with nationally significant collections. The Albany Institute of History & Art museum and library holdings form the best collections in the United States documenting the life […]


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Filed in: Albany County NY, Albany NY, Community, History, Museums
USS Slater – Destroyer Escort Historical Museum

USS Slater – Destroyer Escort Historical Museum

The USS SLATER/Destroyer Escort Historical Museum utilizes the SLATER as an educational platform to teach youth and visitors about contributions of the destroyer escorts.


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Filed in: Albany County NY, Albany NY, Community, History, Kids, Kids Programs, Museums
Irish American Heritage Museum

Irish American Heritage Museum

The Irish American Heritage Museum in Albany, New York, provides year-round access, especially by school groups, to our exhibits, our Paul O’Dwyer Library, lectures, presentations, film screenings, book signings and other special programs.


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Filed in: Albany County NY, Albany NY, Community, History, Kids, Kids Programs, Museums
Mohawk Towpath Scenic Byway

Mohawk Towpath Scenic Byway

Promotes the historical and recreational resources of the Mohawk River and Erie Barge Canal corridor.


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Filed in: History
Ashokan Field Campus

Ashokan Field Campus

The Ashokan Field Campus in the foothills of the Catskill Mountains is a living nature classroom for school groups and adults.


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Filed in: Community, Contains Video, Creative & Performing Arts, Farm Animals, Farms and Orchards, History, Kids, Kids Programs, Olivebridge NY, Recreation and Sports, Ulster County NY
Bannerman Castle Trust

Bannerman Castle Trust

The Trust is dedicated to preserving Bannerman Castle as an educational, cultural, historical, and recreational facility.


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Filed in: Dutchess County NY, Glenham NY, History, Tours & Cruises
Austerlitz Historical Society

Austerlitz Historical Society

Austerlitz Historical Society offers a full calendar of events and programs year-round, a quarterly newsletter, and a growing museum site.


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Filed in: Austerlitz NY, Columbia County NY, History, Museums
Boscobel

Boscobel

Boscobel is an elegant Federal period house museum set on lovely landscaped grounds with breathtaking views of the Hudson River.


Filed in: Catering, Community, Garrison NY, Historic Wedding Venues, History, Kids, Kids Programs, Museums, Putnam County NY, Wedding & Reception Venues, Weddings and Events
West Point Museum

West Point Museum

The West Point Museum houses the the oldest and largest diversified public collection of militaria in the Western Hemisphere.


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Filed in: Highland Falls NY, History, Museums, Orange County NY
Manitoga

Manitoga

Manitoga’s mission is to preserve the legacy of pioneer designer Russel Wright and share them with professionals and the public.


Filed in: Community, Contains Video, Garrison NY, History, Kids, Kids Camps, Putnam County NY
New Baltimore Conservancy

New Baltimore Conservancy

The New Baltimore Conservancy maintains hiking trails, sponsors social events, offers informational programs and guided hikes and river paddles


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Filed in: Community, Greene County NY, History, Kayaking/Rafting/Boating, New Baltimore NY, Recreation and Sports
Catskill Mountain Railroad Scenic Train

Catskill Mountain Railroad Scenic Train

The Catskill Mountain Railroad Scenic Train is a 12 mile round trip between Phoenicia and Cold Brook station, a wonderful 90 minute railroad excursion.


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Filed in: Contains Video, History, Mt. Tremper NY, Tours & Cruises, Ulster County NY
Delaware and Ulster Railroad

Delaware and Ulster Railroad

The Delaware and Ulster Railroad is an excursion train that combines railroad nostalgia with scenic rides through New York’s legendary Catskill Mountains.


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Filed in: Arkville NY, Delaware County NY, History, Tours & Cruises
Delaware County Historical Association

Delaware County Historical Association

The Delaware County Historical Association was founded in 1945 to preserve and present the rich history of Delaware County.


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Filed in: Delaware County NY, Delhi NY, History, Museums
Putnam County Historical Society

Putnam County Historical Society

Putnam County Historical Society collects and preserves historical and cultural materials pertaining to the Philipstown area, the West Point Foundry, and Putnam County.


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Filed in: Cold Spring NY, History, Museums, Putnam County NY
Walkway Over the Hudson

Walkway Over the Hudson

Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park is a linear walkway spanning the Hudson River. At 212 feet tall and 1.28 miles long.


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Filed in: Contains Video, Dutchess County NY, History, Poughkeepsie NY, Trails, Paths, and Hiking
Hudson River Maritime Museum

Hudson River Maritime Museum

Hudson River Maritime Museum is dedicated to the preservation of the maritime history of the Hudson River Valley.


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Filed in: History, Kingston NY, Museums, Ulster County NY
Gomez Mill House

Gomez Mill House

The Gomez Mill House is the oldest extant Jewish dwelling in North America continuously lived in for nearly three centuries.


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Filed in: History, Marlboro NY, Museums, Ulster County NY